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International Wall Dog Mural and Sign Art Museum

321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
+1 815-844-5847
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Murals!

I was not very interested in the things located inside the museum. But the murals outside were an... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Jen B
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Just like my title says, here is where you'll learn more about the artists and art found throughout... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Jean M
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321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
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321 N Main St, Pontiac, IL 61764-1929
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Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was not very interested in the things located inside the museum. But the murals outside were an entirely different story. I loved them! It was a great first day on our Route 66 trip

Thank Jen B
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Just like my title says, here is where you'll learn more about the artists and art found throughout downtown Pontiac. Be sure to pick up the pamphlet and make sure you see all of the murals.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Loved following the footsteps in town and finding the murals painted by "Wall Digs," which we learned about at the museum. Of course, the footsteps take you past shops and restaurants, but what a great way to see Pontiac. Loved it!!

Thank Nita L
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Interesting but really the highlight is wandering around Pontiac looking at the murals they painted.

Thank Rdnkh
Reviewed 6 August 2016

One of 5 museums in the historic firehouse in Pontiac, the Wall Dog museum was wonderful to venture through. Though I've noticed & liked such art throughout my city, I never gave thought about those behind it. This museum put a face on those who...More

Thank Deb022
Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Take a leisurely walk and follow the blue footprints on the walk. A number of great murals painted by wall dogs the inspire memories. This was a pleasant surprise.

Thank dennis n
Reviewed 27 April 2016

It was very interesting to see just how this artwork transformed walls and get to know some of the history behind the traveling sign painters of yore.

Thank Kat N
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The smell of the paint, the spattered clothing. You'll get a feel for the life of a traveling sign painter. The collection of patterns, sketches, and photos of finished signs is amazing. I was surprised to see they also had a display of the thing...More

Thank seanmattingly68
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The museum is dedicated to the appreciation of murals & similar advertisements that have been painted throughout the world. The museum is preserving this art for future generations. A walking tour of Pontiac will allow the visitor to see recent work done by the Walldogs....More

Thank wolfcookie
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is a great museum featuring work of the Walldogs, who do fantastic work and did the murals in downtown Pontiac. There is a room in the back of the museum which is not to be missed, as it features some very unique apparel using...More

Thank Sherry C
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